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Prominent Health Experts Who Support Public Insurance Option Available for Interview

... professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill -- Frank Pasquale , law professor, Seton Hall University -- Harold pollack , associate professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service -- Karen Pollitz , project director, Health Policy Institute, Ge...

Female Hormones Deter Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

...um output without increasing blood pressure. When researchers removed the ovaries of the female rats, they responded more like the males. Estrogen, pollack said, appeared to improve the action of the ETA receptors. The findings were published in the February issue of Hypertension . The researchers ...

Obese Kids More Prone to Limb Injuries in Car Crashes

...etween excess weight and limb injury risk is the "million dollar question," pollack said. "There's not a lot of research that has looked at this, and we wer... association can be dramatic and immediate in terms of car crash injuries," pollack said, "so we really need to think about this additional consequence of chil...

Overweight children at increased risk of arm and leg injuries following motor vehicle crash

...ers could look at the impact of crash on kids not using booster seats. pollack and colleagues analyzed data collected between 2000-2006 from the Partners ...he causes behind the increased risk in injury to extremities are not known, pollack hypothesized that it may be due to a combination of physiology and biomecha...

Report: NIH and Global Health Research are a Major Boon to All State Economies

...port notes that federal funding for NIH has not kept pace with inflation. "The total purchasing power of NIH has fallen by 13 percent since 2003," pollack said. "This funding decline hurts our nation's efforts to improve health here and across the globe, and it hurts efforts to lure and keep scientists t...

Sen. Kennedy Up and Walking After Brain Tumor Surgery

...age with such a tumor is about 12 to 14 months," she said. While there hasn't been much improvement in survival, there are experimental treatments, pollack noted. These include immuno treatments and targeted chemotherapy and local radiation therapy, she said. In fact, a study presented Monday at the A...

Sen. Kennedy's Brain Tumor Surgery Called a 'Success'

...age with such a tumor is about 12 to 14 months," she said. While there hasn't been much improvement in survival, there are experimental treatments, pollack noted. These include immuno treatments and targeted chemotherapy and local radiation therapy, she said. In fact, a study presented Monday at the Am...

Cancer researchers receive NIH grant to advance brain tumor therapies from lab to clinical trials

...es to treating gliomas, which are the most common form of brain tumors, Dr. pollack said. Over the next five years, our goal is to take these approaches from t...satisfactory for controlling these tumors, and the vast majority recur, Dr. pollack said. We believe the projects here in Pittsburgh hold promise in improving ...

15 Million Americans Suffer From Social Anxiety Disorder

...nd a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, said during the teleconference. "This is a disorder that starts affecting people early on," pollack said. "The typical age of onset is early adolescence, age 12 or 13, and many individuals report a history of anxiety dating back to earlier childhood....

VH1 Teams Up with Dr. Drew for 'Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew,' a Series Depicting the Process of Overcoming Addiction

...Sullivan for Irwin Entertainment. Dr. Drew Pinsky and Howard Lapides are also executive producing. Michael Hirschorn, Jeff Olde, Jill Holmes, and Noah pollack are executive producers for VH1. VH1 connects viewers to the music, artists and pop culture that matter to them most with TV series, specials, live ...
Pollack in Biological News

GSA congratulates 2008 award winners

...rvice, prevention, or amelioration of symptoms or barriers. Maxwell A. pollack Award for Productive Aging Presented to Joseph Coughlin, PhD , Massachus...ded by the New York Community Trust through a generous gift from Maxwell A. pollack Fund. Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award in Behavioral and ...

Children's Hospital neurosurgeon receives grant

...r tailor a specific treatment for the patient, Dr. pollack said. For example, we are looking forward to the d...benefit from more conventional treatments. Dr. pollack said Childrens Hospital has continued to serve as ... and broaden our scope on eventual treatments, Dr. pollack said. Dr. Pollacks primary research interests ...

Ophthalmologists implant five patients with artificial silicon retina microchip

...later date. Rush principal investigator Dr. John pollack performed the surgeries with Dr. Kirk Packo, Dr. P...of Medicine/Atlanta VA Medical Center and Rush. pollack says the current protocol has been modified to red...on a clock." Still in Phase II clinical trials, pollack cautions it is still too early to determine what p...

Ophthalmologists Use Artificial Silicon Retina Microchip To Treat Vision Loss

...later date. Rush principal investigator Dr. John pollack performed the surgeries with Dr. Kirk Packo, Dr. P...of Medicine/Atlanta VA Medical Center and Rush. pollack says the current protocol has been modified to red...on a clock." Still in Phase II clinical trials, pollack cautions it is still too early to determine what p...
Pollack in Biological Dictionary

Phenotypic variance

...t is attributable to genetic variation among individuals. Variation among individuals may be due to genetic and/or environmental factors.... John pollack of Cornell University explains heritability and how it applies to canine breeding programs. ... The denominator is the phenotypic variance . ... ...
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